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Figure 1. Mushroom infected with Verticillium dry bubble showing the mass of tissue symptoms.
Verticillium Dry Bubble - Articles Articles

Verticillium Dry Bubble

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

This article is designed to be a constructive review of Verticillium Dry Bubble, the most common fungal disease of the commercial mushroom Agaricus bisporus. More
Substrate Preparation for White Button Mushrooms
Substrate Preparation for White Button Mushrooms - Articles Articles
A few practical tips on Phase I and Phase II substrate (compost), and the substrate preparation (composting) process, and formulating mushroom compost. More
Spent Mushroom Substrate
Spent Mushroom Substrate - Articles Articles

Spent Mushroom Substrate

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Spent mushroom substrate is the soil-like material remaining after a crop of mushrooms. Spent substrate is high in organic matter making it desirable for use as a soil amendment or soil conditioner. More
Spawning to Casing in Commercial Mushroom Production
Spawning to Casing in Commercial Mushroom Production - Articles Articles
This article is an updated revision from a chapter originally published in the Penn State Handbook for Commercial Mushroom Growers (Wuest & Bengston 1982). More
Six Steps to Mushroom Farming
Six Steps to Mushroom Farming - Articles Articles

Six Steps to Mushroom Farming

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Mushroom farming consists of six steps, and although the divisions are somewhat arbitrary, these steps identify what is needed to form a production system. More
Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms
Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms - Articles Articles

Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Oyster mushroom production is on the increase in the United States. This article details the cultivation of oyster mushrooms from spawn to postharvest handling and marketing. More
Finding and Keeping Good Employees
Finding and Keeping Good Employees - Articles Articles
As a new farmer, managing employees can be a huge challenge. More
Identifying mushrooms just isn’t as easy as matching the mushroom to a picture in a book. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
Identifying Mushrooms - Articles Articles

Identifying Mushrooms

Emelie Swackhamer

Identifying mushrooms is complicated and not easy to do. More
Using Spent Mushroom Substrate as a Soil Amendment
Using Spent Mushroom Substrate as a Soil Amendment - Articles Articles
If you are trying to improve the quality of turf growing in poor or marginal soils, consider using spent mushroom substrate. More
Evaluation of Spent Mushroom Substrate as a Topdressing to Established Turf
Evaluation of Spent Mushroom Substrate as a Topdressing to Established Turf - Articles Articles
Is mushroom substrate a good option as a topdress fertilizer? More
Growing Mushrooms - Microbial Activity in Substrate
Growing Mushrooms - Microbial Activity in Substrate - Articles Articles
To begin a review about Phase II composting first we should think about the organism we are trying to grow and why it has such a finicky food source. More
Phorid Fly
Phorid Fly in Commercial Mushroom Production - Articles Articles
Phorid flies, Megasellia halterata, in general may be more numerous than sciarids, but phorid flies cause less mushroom damage than sciarid flies. More
Enfermedades por Calor y Agricultura
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Enfermedades por Calor y Agricultura

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Enfermedades por Calor y Agricultura More
2016 New Labor Law and Farming
2016 New Labor Law and Farming - Videos Videos

2016 New Labor Law and Farming

John Berry

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This video illustrates potential impacts on farm businesses due to the newest rules from the US Dept of Labor. More
Slicer Alert to all Fresh Mushroom Packers and Shippers
Slicer Alert to all Fresh Mushroom Packers and Shippers - Articles Articles
Mushroom packers and shippers are advised to review their sanitation practices immediately with special focus on the control of Listeria in areas where product cross-contamination can occur. More
Impact of FDA Produce Safety Standards on Mushroom Substrate Composting Impact of FDA Produce Safety Standards on Mushroom Substrate Composting - Articles
Under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), mushroom producers must recognize potential food safety hazards in their operations and establish control measures to prevent them from occurring. More
Effect of Irrigation Water Nitrate Levels on Post-Harvest Mushroom Nitrates
Effect of Irrigation Water Nitrate Levels on Post-Harvest Mushroom Nitrates - Articles Articles
Mushrooms do not contribute significantly to dietary intake of nitrates, even when irrigated with water that exceeds the EPA limit of 10 mg NO3-N/L. More
Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) Should the Mushroom Industry Be Concerned?
Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) Should the Mushroom Industry Be Concerned? - Articles Articles
Avian influenza virus (AIV) is a group of viruses that can cause disease in birds. More
Food is a central part of life in every culture. And eating with others is meaningful. The foods may be different, such as this ugali (corn porridge) and dried fish from Tanzania, but the significance of eating together isn’t.
Making the Most of Cross-Cultural Encounters - Articles Articles
Understanding differences between cultures can provide helpful insight for situations encountered everywhere in our increasingly global society, including common encounters on U.S. farms. More
Pennsylvania Mushroom Integrated Pest Management Handbook
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Pennsylvania Mushroom Integrated Pest Management Handbook

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D., Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.

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$15.00
Manage pests affecting your mushrooms with IPM practices. More
Penn State Handbook for Commercial Mushroom Growers
Penn State Handbook for Commercial Mushroom Growers - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$65.00
Learn the details of growing mushrooms on a large scale. More